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Margaret Walker Alexander Library

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030


Karen Wilson, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 354-8911 | Map

About Margaret Walker Alexander Library

The Margaret Walker Alexander Library, conveniently located on Robinson Street, is named for Mississippi author Margaret Walker Alexander, author of the novel Jubilee and poetry book For My People, among other books. The library houses the Margaret Walker African American Literature Center, which contains a wide variety of literature and books about the African American cultural experience. The library features a rain forest-themed area for children and several exhibit cases about the life and work of Margaret Walker Alexander.

Library Hours

Please note our new hours effective 10/10/16

Monday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday..........9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday....9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday........9 AM - 6 PM
Friday.............9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday........10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday...............CLOSED

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All Day Rental Cost - $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost - $25.00

Margaret Walker Alexander Library Calendar

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Jul 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Children enjoy story time and making a craft on Mondays at 9:30 AM and Thursdays at 3:30 PM. Call the branch at (601) 354-8911 for details.

Nov 01, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020 | Events for School Aged Children

Kids, are you ready for a new, fresh exciting way to read your stories? If so, please feel free to join Alexander's very own book club for kids. At the end of each month, the participant who has read the most books will join the Book Club Hall of Fame and a special prize will be awarded. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

Dec 09, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

The hunt is on! Patrons, patrons gather around and participate in this holiday showdown. Daily door prizes will be given away to the patron who finds the clue of the day. All ages are welcome to participate. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

Held during library hours.

December 11, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Think you need a computer to learn how to code? Think again! Here at Alexander Library, we are offering you a chance to learn some critical thinking skills so you can have an idea of what coding entails. Stop in and join us for an hour of coding. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

3:30 PM-4:30 PM

December 13, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Need a quick gift to give to mom or your best friend? Come to Alexander to craft your very own stocking stuffer cocoa bag. We will read a story about a reindeer and create a reindeer inspired cocoa bag. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

December 14, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Who stole Christmas? Why is everyone in Whoville so sad about the holiday? One green creature may be to blame. Come to Alexander to find out his name. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

10:30 AM-12:30 PM

December 28, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Christmas may be over, but that doesn't mean we cant close out December with more holiday entertainment. Join us as we view a Christmas classic about a reindeer who feels left out but soon comes to accept his unique features. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

December 30, 2019 | Events for Tweens or Teens

Are you looking for a new project challenge before the new year begins? Do you need a handmade accessory to place in your room? If so, stop into Alexander Library for a Teen Craft Challenge. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

 


Calendar Legend:

Events for Toddlers Events for School Aged Children Events for Tweens or Teens Events for All Ages Events for Adults Events for Senior Adults Technology Classes Events for Preschool Children Autism Resource Center Summer Reading Program Event Movie Events Board of Trustees Meeting Friends of the Library Events

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